Bug#440216: Two issues here, bug needs splitting

Reinhard Tartler siretart at tauware.de
Mon Apr 20 22:02:19 UTC 2009

Anton Ivanov <arivanov at sigsegv.cx> writes:

> Issue No 1: ffmpeg has the encoders stripped 

This is right.

> - this is very clearly written out in the thread so far. This is the
>"blocking" bugs.

This is not.

> Issue No 2: VLC 0.8.6-h1 in Lenny cannot be built versus a non-stripped
> ffmpeg version anyway because it uses the old API for swscale and the
> ffmpeg shipped with debian uses the new one.

Wrong. vlc 0.8 cannot be built against recent ffmpeg because the old
deprecated internal software scaler has been removed in favor of the new
one.  That has nothing to do with the presence or absence of some encoders.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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